Russian 9P148 Konkurs (BRDM-2 Spandrel)
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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and is no longer available.List price: $48.99You pay: $33.49(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Trumpeter ModelsStock Number: TRP 5515Scale: 1/35View all products of type "BRDM-2"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Like the earlier BRDM-1, the BRDM-2 is a fully armored, four-wheel drive, amphibious reconnaissance vehicle with two pairs of belly wheels and a centralized tire pressure regulation system for increased cross-country capability and a single water jet for propulsion through water. Externally, it differs from the BRDM due to a larger, box-like hull. It retains the boat-like bow of the BRDM, but the crew compartment has been moved farther forward and the engine has been moved to the rear. In the basic model, a small conical turret is mounted on the hull in a central position above the belly wheels. There are two front cupolas, and vision blocks are located centrally on both sides. The engine is larger than in the BRDM (140hp V-8 as opposed to 90hp 6-cylinder). The BRDM-2 is fitted with an IR spotlight and IR driving lights as well as an NBC filter system.